Subject:

Gary Polland

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2013

    Saving the Astrodome: Will Those Who Wouldn't Support Stadium Financing in the Past Advocate for the Dome?

    On November 5, voters in Houston might have extra incentive to hit the voting booth in an off-year election. For years, the Astrodome has sat, falling into disarray and becoming an eyesore and an embarrassment to a city that used that building to define progress decades ago. Plans have been suggeste ... More >>

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    October 18, 2012

    The Tea Party Democrat

    Party leaders want to throw out District Attorney candidate Lloyd Oliver and the donkey he rode in on.

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    November 24, 2009

    A Bad Weekend For Gene Locke

    Who would have thought that after it was revealed that the "anti-gay" activist Dave Wilson donated $2,000 to the Gene Locke campaign that it would be the catalyst for a bad, bad weekend for the candidate?It didn't help that Locke forgot to attend the first highly anticipated debate since the Novembe ... More >>

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    November 13, 2003

    Send in the Election Clowns

    Don't worry, they're here

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    October 23, 2003

    Cockeyed Campaign Gambits

    A Republican runs on Lee Brown's coattails

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    August 28, 2003

    All Aboard the Love Train

    Brown's last-minute signal keeps rail on track

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    October 3, 2002

    Justice for Some

    Just who is a victim? After flexing its muscles to reform the justice system, the victims’ rights movement suffers growing pains over divisive issues.

  • Best of Houston

    September 26, 2002

    Best Republican

    State Representative Kyle Janek

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    April 4, 2002

    Policing the Politicos

    Sunset report calls for an ethics commission with teeth

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    February 7, 2002

    Liar! Liar! Pants On Fire

    Ex-GOP chair's affidavit contradicts earlier slush-fund remarks

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    January 17, 2002

    War on bin Laden -- or Unions?

    Bush's battle against terrorism now bars some federal labor activities

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    January 10, 2002

    Political Flights of Fancy

    Dem Hispanic stars collide while a resigning judge targets the county attorney

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    December 6, 2001

    When Will They Learn?

    GOP label doesn't sell in mayoral races

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    October 25, 2001

    Gunning for a Runoff

    Can Bell avoid being the odd man out?

  • Best of Houston

    September 20, 2001

    Best Republican

    Paul Bettencourt, Harris County tax assessor-collector

  • News

    July 12, 2001

    Beating the Bush

    Take one tax rebate, a Houston man advises, and apply liberally

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    July 12, 2001

    Letters

    Strip-Search Sass, Gender Mix, Red at the Right

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    June 7, 2001

    Curiouser and Curiouser

    Ex-congressman Stockman is labeled a co-conspirator in prescription fraud

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    May 24, 2001

    GOP Mayoral Pipe Dreams

    West U rejected them, so how will they ever win Houston's City Hall?

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    May 24, 2001

    Catch-22

    George Dismukes shouts his innocence. The parole board prefers contrition.

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    May 24, 2001

    Rejected

    Thousands of inmates rely annually on a capricious parole board for their freedom. Most, like George Dismukes, return to their cells without ever knowing why they were denied.

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    April 19, 2001

    An Open Mike

    He wants to castrate pedophiles and purge the courts of politics. He has assailed fellow jurists, lawyers and lawmakers. He's maverick Mike McSpadden, a tennis ace with a tomahawk tongue.

  • News

    October 26, 2000

    Arena Love

    The establishment's attack dog is muzzled, so far

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    September 14, 2000

    Mr. Blum Goes to Washington

    Anti-affirmative-action crusader hits the road (at least for now)

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    August 3, 2000
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    July 20, 2000

    GOP Inc.

    How "Scary" Gary Polland turned his party apparatus into a political slot machine

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    April 20, 2000

    Wareing Thin

    Primary results make a hoax of Hotze

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    January 13, 2000

    Political Sex Change

    Guess who's embracing GOP family values?

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    November 25, 1999

    Brave Talk, Bleak Prospects

    Outgunned county Dems feast before famine in 2000

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    November 11, 1999

    The Deal Busters

    GOP chair's super slush fund helps sink arena deal

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    March 25, 1999
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    November 12, 1998

    GOP Sweeps Week

    Republicans complete Texas political reconstruction

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    September 3, 1998
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    August 13, 1998

    Trivial Pursuit

    Should taxpayer dollars help prosecute a reporter with a big mouth and inoperable cancer?

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    December 18, 1997
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    November 27, 1997
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    November 20, 1997
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    November 13, 1997
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    May 8, 1997
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    April 3, 1997
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    February 27, 1997
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    October 3, 1996

    The Kingdom and the Power

    Money may be the root of all evil, but it's fueled Steven Hotze's rise from a fringe player on the religious right to kingmaker in the local Republican Party. Now he's trying to stretch his influence further afield.

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    August 8, 1996
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    May 23, 1996
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